2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Bracken Ridge

Code SSC30355 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 16,936
Male 49%
Female 51%
Median age 36
Families 4,863
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 6,268
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,684
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,810
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Male 8,302 49.0 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 8,640 51.0 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 440 2.6 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 16,936 people in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs). Of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

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Age Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,157 6.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,186 7.0 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,107 6.5 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,185 7.0 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,067 6.3 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,100 6.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,184 7.0 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,256 7.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,251 7.4 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,187 7.0 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,097 6.5 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,031 6.1 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 902 5.3 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 873 5.2 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 617 3.6 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 346 2.0 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 239 1.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 148 0.9 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Married 6,983 51.8 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 421 3.1 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,112 8.2 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 500 3.7 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,469 33.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.8% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 6,483 51.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,340 10.6 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,785 38.0 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 222 4.6 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 921 19.1 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 524 10.9 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 51 1.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 657 13.6 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 395 8.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 110 2.3 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 314 6.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 760 15.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 129 2.7 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 736 15.3 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,434 18.0 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,417 10.5 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 427 3.2 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,223 16.5 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,430 18.0 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 526 3.9 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,841 13.7 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 12 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 931 6.9 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 51 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 843 6.3 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 18.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 12,262 72.6 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,865 28.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,169 6.9 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 951 5.6 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 9,186 54.3 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 54.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 5,365 59.7 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,606 29.0 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 422 4.7 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 596 6.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 8,989 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs). Of these 59.7% were employed full time, 29.0% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 853 10.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 769 9.2 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 985 11.7 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,967 23.4 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,400 40.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 715 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,822 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,684 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs) was $715.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,221 75.7 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,472 33.1 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,543 11.4 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,472 18.3 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.1% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 3,248 24.1 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,925 29.1 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,696 12.6 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,360 10.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 29.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Expand Families category,
includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,693 34.8 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,318 47.7 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 769 15.8 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 84 1.7 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 47.7% were couple families with children, 34.8% were couple families without children and 15.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 19.1 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.9 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 19.1% of single parents were male and 80.9% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 981 24.5 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 107 2.7 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 878 21.9 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 609 15.2 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 205 5.1 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 779 19.5 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 217 5.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 228 5.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 24.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 21.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,804 95.3 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 289 4.7 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 95.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 5,176 89.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 418 7.2 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 193 3.3 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 89.2% were separate houses, 7.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 31 0.5 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 169 2.9 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,965 51.0 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,541 43.7 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 100 1.7 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 2.9% had 2 bedrooms and 51.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,764 30.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,462 42.4 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,409 24.2 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 68 1.2 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 109 1.9 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 30.4% were owned outright, 42.4% were owned with a mortgage and 24.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,727 81.4 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 902 15.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 175 3.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.4% were family households, 15.5% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

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Household income Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 14.8 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 13.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.8% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.6 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor-only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,810 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.2 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
None 152 2.6 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,828 31.5 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,479 42.7 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,215 20.9 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 133 2.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 31.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 537 9.2 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,169 88.9 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 109 1.9 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 88.9% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Male 224 51.1 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 214 48.9 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), 51.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 48.9% were female. The median age was 21 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,783 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,783.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bracken Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 360 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,811 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Bracken Ridge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,811.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census